Thursday May 08, 2003

US date format: 5/8/2003, UK date format: 8/5/2003

The day of the week was Thursday, under the astrological sign of Taurus (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on May 8, 2003).

Famous birthdays on this day include Moulay Hassan and Joaquín Bondoni.

The number one song in US was Get Busy by Sean Paul. Ignition Remix by R Kelly was #1 song in the UK.

Dogville, directed by Lars von Trier, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2003 while Lost Light by Michael Connelly was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching New Scandinavian Cooking. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chaos Legion or Star Wars Galaxies.

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

You can also have a look at May 08 across the years or at May 2003 calendar.

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May 08, 2003 Events

What happened on May 08, 2003?


Historical Events

  • A train collision near Siofok in Hungary kills 30 German tourists and the driver of a tourist coach. Twelve people are hurt. The majority of the victims were from Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein.
  • An exploit in Microsoft Passport Internet authentication allows an attacker to change the victim's password, and thus hijack their account. This vulnerability affects Hotmail as well as other Passport-enabled services. It allows an attacker to access victim's email account, and gain other personal information such credit card numbers, and it also affects Hotmail.
  • Russian mathematician Dr Grigori Perelman claimed to have solved the Poincare conjecture.
  • The World Boxing Council in New York declares bankruptcy to avoid having to pay a former world champion dollar after a lawsuit was filed against it.
  • The tornado, which was named the 10th most expensive tornado in American history, struck Oklahoma City's metro area. Although no one was hurt, there were many people who suffered injuries. The path of the tornado was similar to that of F5 tornado on May 3, 1999.
  • King Mohammed VI of Morocco releases 9459 prisoner from Morocco's prisons to celebrate the birth of Prince Hassan, his first son and heir.

See also

What happened on May 08 in history? Find out the list of May 8th major events

What was 2003 famous for? Discover everything about 2003

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May 08, 2003 Famous Birthdays


Who was born on May 08, 2003?

Other May 8th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If May 08, 2003 is your birthday you are 19 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on May 08.

RIP

May 08, 2003 Famous Deaths


Who died on May 08, 2003?

Other May 8th famous deaths

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Dogville

Dogville

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Lars von Trier

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Paul Bettany, Lauren Bacall, Harriet Andersson

Country: United States of America

Mystic River

Mystic River

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Emmy Rossum

Country: United States of America

The Bourne Identity

The Bourne Identity

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Doug Liman

Starring: Franka Potente, Matt Damon, Chris Cooper, Clive Owen

Country: United States of America

About Schmidt

About Schmidt

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Alexander Payne

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Hope Davis, Dermot Mulroney, Kathy Bates

Country: United States of America

Phone Booth

Phone Booth

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker, Radha Mitchell

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

What was the number one song on May 08, 2003? Which were the top hits on May 08, 2003?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Get Busyyoutube
  2. - In Da Club
  3. - Ignition
  4. - 21 Questions
  5. - Rock Your Body

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Ignition Remix
  2. - Loneliness
  3. - You Said No
  4. - Favourite Things
  5. - Rise And Fall

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - 21 Questions
  2. - Get Busyyoutube
  3. - I Know What You Want
  4. - Beautiful
  5. - Can't Let You Go

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Tal Vez
  2. - Amame
  3. - Una Vez Mas
  4. - Alucinado
  5. - Clavame Tu Amor
Sport Games on May 08, 2003

Sport Games on May 08, 2003


Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Greuther Furth - FC Koln : 2 - 0
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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New Scandinavian Cooking

New Scandinavian Cooking

Release year: 2003

Starring: Andreas Viestad, Tina Nordström, Claus Meyer Nielsen

Country: Norway

Astro Boy

Astro Boy

Release year: 2003

Directed by: David Bowers

My Dad's the Prime Minister

My Dad's the Prime Minister

Release year: 2003

Family Business

Family Business

Release year: 2003

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 2003?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Lost Light by Michael Connelly

Lost Light

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For four years, he has been haunted by the vision of a young woman lying in death, her hand extended in silent supplication. Harry Bosch was exonerated in the Angella Betnton murder case.

The Second Time Around by Mary Higgins Clark

The Second Time Around

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Mary Higgins Clark is the "Queen of Suspense" and tells a compelling tale of deceit and intriguing twists.

Stupid White Men by Michael Moore

Stupid White Men

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With more than 3 million copies sold, Michael Moore, Oscar-winning filmmaker as well as political activist, has written a bestseller called "Stupid White Men". It tells everything you need about the great and how they got there.

All He Ever Wanted by Anita Shreve

All He Ever Wanted

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"A marriage is always two stories intertwined." This realization is perhaps too late for Etna Bliss's husband. His obsession with his young wife began at the age of

Birthright by Nora Roberts

Birthright

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From beloved author Nora Roberts comes the #1 New York Times bestseller about shattering loss and shocking discovery--set in a small town nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains...When five-thousand-year-old human bones are found at a construction site in the small …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chaos Legion

Chaos Legion

Platform: PlayStation 2 Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, hack and slash

Publisher: Capcom

Star Wars Galaxies

Star Wars Galaxies

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing

Publisher: LucasArts

C.A.T.: Cyber Attack Team

C.A.T.: Cyber Attack Team

Platform: Xbox

Publisher: Medix

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds

Platform: GameCube PlayStation 2 Xbox

Genre: Horror/beat 'em up

Publisher: Vivendi Universal Games

Boktai

Boktai

Platform: Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: Konami

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $35.20
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $17.70
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $25.75
  • General Electric GE: opens at $28.70
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $86.37

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 116.9 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.3937 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.3124 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 134.45 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.7182 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 08, 2003?

On May 08, 2003 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is May 08, 2003?

On May 08, 2003 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 08, 2003?

On May 08, 2003 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 08, 2003?

On May 08, 2003 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 08, 2003?

On May 08, 2003 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 08, 2003?

On May 08, 2003 several famous people were born including, Moulay Hassan, Joaquín Bondoni, Crown Moulay Hassan.

Which famous people died on May 08, 2003?

Famous people died on May 08, 2003 include, Janine Fluet, Elvira Pagã.

What was the number one song in May 08, 2003?

The number one song in the week of May 08, 2003 was Get Busy by Sean Paul in US and Ignition Remix by R Kelly in UK.

What were the top hits on May 08, 2003?

The top hits on May 08, 2003 were Get Busy by Sean Paul, In Da Club by 50 Cent, Ignition by R. Kelly in US and Ignition Remix by R Kelly, Loneliness by Tomcraft, You Said No by Busted in UK.